As of mid-December, the diocese listed 28 young men in various stages of formation studying for the priesthood.
It was Bishop James V. Johnston’s first opportunity since his installation to meet nearly all of his 35 seminarians and he seized the moment.
Andrew, Randolpho, and Nathan, thanks for giving us reason to gather this morning.
You might think that five young men, seminarians for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, would like to sleep in on a Saturday morning.
So far, this year has been rough for two seminarians of this diocese: Deacon Leonard Gicheru and Wesley McKellar, and their families.
The cold, drippy clouds foretold winter weather moving in the evening of Jan. 31.
“Please God, priesthood.”
After seven ordinations since December 2011, there will be no priestly ordinations for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in 2013.
Ever wondered how seminarians are able to afford four years of seminary college, two years of pre-theology and two more of theology while in formation for the priesthood?
Ah, summer — school’s out! Time for lazy days and cool swimming pools.